Public holidays in East Timor can be divided into two groups: religious holidays associated with Christianity or Islam and holidays that commemorate important events in the country’s liberation struggle. Independence Restoration Day celebrated on May 20 belongs to the latter group.
World Metrology Day is an annual global observance that commemorates the signing of the Metre Convention on May 20, 1875. The Convention was crucial for the development and implementation of the metric system.
Culture Freedom Day is celebrated every year on the third Saturday in May. This international observance was initiated by the Digital Freedom Foundation in 2012.
Day of Bank Employees (Bank Employee Day) is a Ukrainian professional holiday celebrated on May 20 each year. It was established in 2004 in order to highlight the important role of the banking system in the development of the country's economy and maintenance of financial stability.
World Whisky Day is an annual celebration of “water of life”, taking place on the third Saturday in May. This renowned event exists since 2012.